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Russian Indigenous groups call on Elon Musk not to buy battery metals from Nornickel

Tesla is a world leader in electric cars, while Nornickel is a global leader in environmental damage. This doesn't match, claims Aborigen Forum.

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Former B.C. premier Christy Clark on board of company proposing LNG terminal in Alaska

New company wants to build floating terminal to export B.C.'s fracked natural gas to Asia.

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Starving for old growth forests

Two B.C. men have launched a hunger strike to halt 'incredibly shortsighted and stupid' logging of ancient giants.

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Teen election candidate urges NZ to lead world in green recovery

Luke Wijohn, 18, who is hoping to become New Zealand's youngest lawmaker, says his country should create jobs in conservation and clean energy, while stepping up climate action
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What the pandemic has revealed about climate change views, activism

The early months of the pandemic saw a short decline in air pollutant levels and the usage of fossil fuels. But while the green effects may be fleeting, the pandemic has offered a variety of lessons for climate change activists about how to move forward with the movement.

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Groups urge protection from 'environmental racism' in hazardous waste placement

Environmental groups are calling on state regulators to adopt policies to put an end to Michigan's "long history of discrimination" with hazardous waste.

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Forest crimes persist in Peru following Indigenous leader’s murder

The death of Arbildo Meléndez Grandes is one of a series of environmental crimes reported since the COVID-19 state of emergency began in Peru.

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Business risk and COVID-19 are pushing Asian financiers away from coal

Three major Japanese banks have announced plans to divest from coal projects, while South Korea's ruling party has pledged a similar policy proposal.

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With big rallies cancelled, young climate activists are adapting election tactics

For young climate activists in the US, staying home because of the pandemic does not mean staying silent, with plans gathering pace across the country to make their voices heard in November's elections.

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Tired of wells that threaten residents’ health, a small California town takes on the oil industry

The mostly low-income, Latino residents of Arvin have joined with other communities to demand setbacks for wells. Their slogan: “No drilling where we are living.”
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Killed for defending the planet: Murder of environmental activists reaches record high

Around the world, people are being threatened, detained and murdered for trying to protect their land.

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Bill McKibben: How hot will the future feel?

In the twenty-first century, when survival depends on an ability to handle chaos, the damage that comes from rising temperatures will ultimately be less telling than our collective capacity to respond.
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‘Criminalizing’ dissent, martial law fuel attacks on Philippine environmental defenders

Forty-three land and environmental defenders were killed in the Philippines in 2019, according to a new report from the watchdog group Global Witness.

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2019 was the deadliest year ever for environmental activists, watchdog group says

In a new report, Global Witness says that at least 212 environment and land defenders were killed across the world in 2019.

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Keep 'unreliable, immoral' Chevron Corp. out of Israel, activists urge MKs

In a dramatic twist to last week's news that the American multinational Chevron Corporation is set to enter the Israeli oil and gas sector by buying out Texas-based Noble Energy, part owner of offshore natural gas fields, activists on Monday used a Knesset committee meeting on climate change to question the company's pollution record.

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